Why? How? And when to update to WordPress 5?
The latest and major update of WordPress, WordPress 5.0, was released yesterday, December 6th. This contained a major change to the WordPress editor, code-named Gutenberg. It’s a substantial step forward in functionality. It uses a new block-based system for editing which allows you to embed a wide range of content in your posts and pages, and gives you a lot of flexibility in laying out those blocks on the page.
Its believed, that once Gutenberg and WordPress 5.0 have stabilized will provide long term benefits to its users and the community at large. For the mean term, this change may introduce new challenges for some WordPress site owners. In this post we will discuss a few points that will help you decide when to upgrade to WordPress 5.0, and to formulate a successful strategy for making the transition.